SIGNIFICANT OTHER: Increasingly Significant Issue

Benjamin Fortson fortson at FAS.HARVARD.EDU
Thu Apr 11 19:59:52 UTC 2002

On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Kathleen E. Miller wrote:
> I always thought (at least the way I was taught and after making the
> mistake "Er ist unserer Freund") that the Germans had a good idea in
> differentiating "mein Freund" and "ein Freund von mir," but alas, my last
> trip back introduced me to "mit meinem Boyfriend."

Yes; "Der Coach ist der Trainer eines Teams" is now perfectly good German.


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